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Tom_In_Cincy
04-28-2002, 09:53 AM
I saw Allison and Grady play their Challange matches twice.
Here is a website for the results. http://www.billiardsdigest.com/mainevent/grudgematch/
I know this is an exihibition match and it wasn't true PRO tournament conditions.

But each time I saw these matches, Grady was far superior in the approach to the game than Ms. Fisher.
Ms. Fisher is a fantastic shot maker and played extremely well and kept all the matches close.
But Grady is 60 years old... and isn't even rated in the top 50 pros.
http://www.billiardsdigest.com/mainevent/grudgematch/agpunch.gif

04-28-2002, 10:21 AM
Hmm, Tom, while we are discussing the subject of women pros playing male pros, you might wish to consider Karen Corr's recent Joss Tour results.

Stop 13: 4th Place
Stop 14: 7th Place
Stop 15: 2nd Place
Stop 16: 9th Place
Stop 18: 7th Place

The Joss Tour does not provide anyone with an easy opportunity for a tournament win. Ask Mika Immonen about that. Corr's Joss record includes a win over Immonen, a top male player at the top of his game.

Steve

04-28-2002, 01:49 PM
Tom, keep in mind these matches were from four years ago. If the exhibition were done today, I think Allison would probably have the edge. Her game has improved dramatically; she's now a 9-ball player.

Even though she was winning WPBA tournaments at that time, the competition was nothing like it is now. She was able to win - then - with her shotmaking alone. The fact that she's still a dominant force on the tour is a tribute to how much her game has improved.

- Steve Lipsky

cueball1950
04-28-2002, 08:48 PM
allison fisher would crush grady today. as would karen i believe. no disrespect to grady but his game is on the down side and both of theirs is on the up slope. would love to see a rematch today between any of them...hey brady.set it up during the open this year.............mike